Jim and Susan Kowalczik snuggle and play with a 1,400-pound Kodiak brown bear named Jimmy as if he were their child.
The fearless duo, of Otisville, NY, adopted the 9-foot-tall gentle giant about 20 years ago, when he was just a cub.
“Jimmy is my best friend. It doesn’t get any better than that. He loves you just for you,” Jim, 57, told Barcroft Media.
The extraordinary relationship became a global sensation after a video of Jim giving Jimmy a backrub and bear hugs went viral in January.
Story via NY Post – http://nypost.com/2016/10/02/this-couple-loves-to-snuggle-with-their-1400-pound-brown-bear/